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#EAPM: Diabetes and blindness in India and beyond

#EAPM: Diabetes and blindness in India and beyond

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) will play a key role in an international advisory board meeting of the Diabetic Retinopathy Project, on 20 October at London’s Houses of Parliament, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Executive Director Denis Horgan. The meeting comes as part of an ‘ORNATE India’ project to increase research capacity […]

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President Juncker at #EUIndiaSummit in New Delhi

President Juncker at #EUIndiaSummit in New Delhi

On Friday 6 October, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will represent the European Union at the 14th EU-India Summit in New Delhi. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini will also attend the Summit, which will be hosted by the […]

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#Windpower chalks up more strong numbers

#Windpower chalks up more strong numbers

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics today (10 February): the 2016 market was more than 54 GW, bringing total global installed capacity to nearly 487 GW. Led by China, the US, Germany, and India; and with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey and the Netherlands, the global market was nonetheless less […]

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#FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

#FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) has been criticized for its “obsessive and paranoid secrecy” in its refusal to allow representation from tobacco-related companies at its biannual tobacco control meeting currently taking place in New Delhi, writes Martin Banks. Neither media nor the public will be allowed to attend the […]

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Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

Commission welcomes first major Marine Protected Area in the Ross Sea as a landmark decision for #Antarctic

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today (28 October), after five years of negotiations, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) agreed to establish a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea Region – the first major MPA in the history of the Antarctic. Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Commissioner Karmenu Vella expressed his deep satisfaction […]

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#Coal power: A need or a compromise?

#Coal power: A need or a compromise?

Editorial Today, many countries still keep betting on maintaining an energy balance via natural resources: an approach that can have a huge negative impact on the environment. The examples are China and India in Asia and Germany in Europe. These countries use the coal industry – recently, the World Bank has published a report stating […]

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#EU-India Summit: A new momentum for the EU-India Strategic Partnership

#EU-India Summit: A new momentum for the EU-India Strategic Partnership

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 13th Summit between the European Union and India took place in Brussels on 30 March 2016. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, participated in the Summit. The EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy […]

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